QYTTS Update – v0.7

So, it appears the YouTube search result page slightly changed it’s format, and broke my scraper. My trailer scraping script QYTTS has now been updated, and you can find it on Github

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CleverVoice Proof-of-Concept

Well, I’ve knocked together a bit of “plumbing” code, to make a vocal interface to the internet chatbot Cleverbot. So far it works – as well as can be expected with cleverbot – and it will be eventually added into an as-yet-unannounced hardware project I’m working on.

Here is a little demo I put on youtube of it in action…


All my code will be available on GitHub at some point, but it is ugly as sin. So I won’t give you a link just yet, but I’m sure you can find it if you are that motivated!

At some point I want to move away from Cleverbot, to a locally hosted chatbot. Anybody with any suggestions for that, feel free to share in the comments.

QYTTS – Trailer Scraper for Kodi

For a few years now, I’ve been running a Kodi setup on various Raspberry Pi’s to live behind my telly. Currently on RPi 3, and OSMC is my distro of choice (clean, simple, smooth, and fast!).  One plugin came to my attention which I found to be marvelous, called Cinema Experience. And I’ve managed to tailor it further to my needs through some BASH script magic…

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Either read on, or click the pic to see the GitHub repo.

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